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Beating of inmates caught on Sri Lankan jail cameras

Leaked video footage of a group of unarmed inmates being beaten with batons by prison officials has surfaced, renewing the debate about violations of prisoners’ rights in Sri Lanka. Footage from closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in a new prison in the island’s south called Angunakolapelessa was filmed late last year, when the country had a constitutional […]

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